Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inspiring Swimming Upstream quotations
Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it.
what i need is traveling minds talktouch kisses spittouch you swimming upstream.
Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Swim upstream. Go the other way. Ignore the conventional wisdom.
Salmon. Salmon, salmon, salmon, salmon. I eat so much salmon at these weddings, twice a year I get this urge to swim upstream.
Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Haters will see you walk on water and say it's because you can't swim.
You ain't supposed to get salmon when they're swimming upstream to spawn.
But if you're hungry, you do.
After a lifetime of swimming upstream, I am convinced that one of the real secrets to Wal-mart's phenomenal success has been that very tendency.
As products of our highly competitive and specialized society, with all its ladders and ceilings, neat compartments, titles, and categories, to remain in an expanded state can feel like swimming upstream.
Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea. Drink the wild air.
Independent will is our capacity to act.
It gives us the power to transcend our paradigms, to swim upstream, to rewrite our scripts, to act based on principle rather than reacting based on emotion or circumstance.
The fish who keeps on swimming is the first to chill upstream.
Obama does not believe in individual upward mobility.
He would penalize it, tax it, regulate it, inveigh against it and disincentivize it. We will be like salmon swimming upstream to mate. We will overcome the currents, the waterfall, the rocks and the predators, and will grapple our way up the stream. Then, at the top of the waterfall will stand Obama the Bear, waiting to scoop us up and have us for dinner. The taxman cometh.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
If life is a river, then pursuing Christ requires swimming upstream.
When we stop swimming, or actively following Him, we automatically begin to be swept downstream.
Being an actor, you always feel like you're swimming upstream.
People are going, 'No, they don't like you. They don't like the way you look. They don't like how old you are.'
I don't play by those rules; I'm my own worst enemy sometimes. There's something in me that has to go against the grain. You know, I don't like to be a dead fish, swimming with all the other dead fish, I like to go upstream sometimes, against the flow.
Don't let the waves of others drown out your ocean song. Hold your heart as though it was a seashell. And listen to it. Listen to its music. To the whispers of your ocean within. And then swim. Swim to your ocean music.
As an actor you always feel like you're swimming upstream.
I think that sometimes the Democrats have to run upstream or swim upstream because we've got the Republicans making it out as if we don't care about these things, and we should be able to engage and be willing to engage in the discussion about morality and values.
I picture the evidence for the deity of Jesus to be like the fast-moving current in a river. To deny the data would be like swimming upstream against the current. That doesn't make sense. What's logical, based on the strength of the case for Christ, is to swim in the same direction the evidence is pointing by putting your trust in Jesus as your forgiver and leader.
I can't drown my demons, they know how to swim
In college, a group of guys labelled me a "righteous little beaver.
" Again, I was slightly pissed because it seemed offensive and misdirected, but when I learned that beavers swim upstream, I realized that maybe it was fitting after all.
The more helpful our phones get, the harder it is to be ourselves.
For everyone out there fighting to write idiosyncratic, high-entropy, unpredictable, unruly text, swimming upstream of spell-check and predictive auto-completion: Don't let them banalize you. Keep fighting.
Swim upstream. Go the other way. Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there's a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction. But be prepared for a lot of folks to wave you down and tell you you're headed the wrong way. I guess in all my years, what I heard more often than anything was: a town of less than 50,000 population cannot support a discount store for very long.
Discipline is the bridge between thought and accomplishment.
Discipline comes to those with the awareness that for a kite to fly it must rise against the wind; that all good things are achieved by those who are willing to swim upstream; that drifting aimlessly through life only leads to bitterness and disappointment." And then he added: "Discipline is the foundation on which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.
For two hundred years Haiti has been swimming upstream.
We were the first country in which independence was won by a group of slaves - black slaves. Across the water, the country that had just achieved independence - the U.S. - still practiced slavery.
Only the gamefish swims upstream, But the sensible fish swims down.
Fear represents our need to hang on to the riverbank, to control outcomes, results, our lives; it swims upstream. Truth is about releasing that hold, letting go of results, and trusting the direction of Life’s current.
it’s like swimming upstream. Or … falling down a cliff and grabbing at branches, trying to invent the branches as I fall.